Medical Board ActionLicense suspension for thirty-six months, stayed except for the first three months and a fine of $30,000. The three month actual suspension has been served. The last day of the active suspension was June 22, 2009.The physician has satisfied the terms of the order.
Medical Board Misconduct DescriptionThe Administrative Review Board on February 24, 2009 sustained the Hearing Committee's August 26, 2008 determination finding the physician guilty of negligence on more than one occasion; failure to comply with regulations regarding his prescribing of drugs over the internet; failure to maintain accurate records and practicing medicine beyond his authorized scope. The Administrative Review Board modified the Hearing Committee's penalty of censure and reprimand with a $10,000.fine. Previously on March 19, 2009 the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department stayed the Administrative Review Board Determination. Later the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Third Department on April 17, 2009 vacated the stay and the Administrative Review Board's determination including the period of suspension is in effect on May 1, 2009. The three month actual suspension has been served. The last day of the active suspension was June 22, 2009.
Effective Date: 5/01/2009